Are the eastern and western basins of the English Channel two separate ecosystems?

@article{Dauvin2012AreTE,
  title={Are the eastern and western basins of the English Channel two separate ecosystems?},
  author={J C Dauvin},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  year={2012},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={463-71}
}
The English Channel is part of the "Greater North Sea" sub-region in the Marine Strategy Framework Directive. However, the Channel is characterized by hydrologic, oceanographic and biogeographic features that support its division into two main entities: the western basin and the eastern basin. This paper summarizes the Channel's main natural features and principal human activities to examine the similarities and differences between both basins. The differences between the basins support an… CONTINUE READING

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